Dr. rer. nat. Birgit Quack

Research Division 2: Marine Biogeochemistry
Research Unit Chemical Oceanography
Workgroup: Halocarbons

Office:
room: 20-118
tel.: 0431 600 4206
fax: 0431 600 4202
e-mail: bquack(at)geomar.de

Address:
GEOMAR |  Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel
Düsternbrooker Weg 20
D-24105 Kiel

Reserach Interests

Education and professional experience

1981-1985                Study of food chemistry at the University of Münster
1986 
                       Research Assistant at the University of Missouri (USA)
1987 
                       Food chemist at the Federal Investigation Office in Münster
1988 
                       Stipendiary at the Biological Institution of Helgoland in Hamburg (Halogens from macro algae)
1989 
                       Study of oceanography
1990-1994                
Ph.D. in Marine Atmospheric Chemistry at the Institute for Marine Research in Kiel
1995 
                       Scientist at the GEOMAR research institute, Kiel (Atmospheric trace gases over the
                                 western Pacific)
1996-2000             
  Care for my children
since 2000                
Scientist in projects of the Chemical Oceanography/ Marine Biogeochemistry division
                                 at IFM-GEOMAR 
2000-2001                Trace gas transformations and tracer ages in the deep ocean
2002-2003                Oceanic distributions and emissions of natural trace gases
2003                         Research Assistant at NCAR (National Center of Atmospheric Research) and
                                 NOAA-CMDL (Climate Monitoring Division Labortory)

since 2004                Processes and controls of regional and global oceanic halocarbon distributions
                                  and emissions